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OU Health Chief Quality Officer, OU Chief COVID Officer
  • Position: OU Health Chief Quality Officer, OU Chief COVID Officer
  • Additional Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Gender: Male

About Dale Bratzler

Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Associate Dean in the College of Public Health, and a Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He serves in the role of Chief COVID Officer for the University of Oklahoma and serves as the Chief Quality Officer for the OU Physicians Group. He was recently named the 2016 Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor at the Health Sciences Center. Dr. Bratzler has worked in the field of healthcare quality measurement and improvement for many years. He has worked on the development and maintenance of national performance measures used to profile and publicly report metrics on quality of inpatient and outpatient healthcare as a contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has served twice as the President of the American Health Quality Association, is a past member of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and a recent member of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received his medical degree from the Kansas City University College of Medicine and Biosciences and his Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma. He is board certified in internal medicine. He is a Master Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

  • Media Hero of the Year | Annual American Business Awards 2021
  • Outstanding Volunteer – Oklahoma Charitable Clinic Association 2021
  • IEPA Outstanding Leader of the Year 2018
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society 2018
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists, Master Fellow 2015
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health 2015
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America, Fellow 2014
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Review 2007
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists Researcher of the Year 2002
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists, Fellow 1991
Health Education
  • College
  • Biology University of Central Missouri
    Warrensburg, MO
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Osteopathy Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kansas City, MO
  • Graduate School
  • Master of Public Health University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Board Certification
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
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